Ashford 5: – Week 4 – Discussion 1
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Communication Disorders Team Activity
There are many specific communication disorders explained in Chapter 8, all of which fall under either Speech Disorder or Language Disorder.
Choose one of the many communication disorders from the chapter and explain the main components of this disorder under the correct broad heading: Speech Disorder or Language Disorder. Prepare a fact sheet that includes the following: Disorder name and summary of the main characteristics Explanation of what children go through Strategies to help support children in the classroom Idea or best practice for supporting families, Include a resource that you could share with families that explains more about the disorder.
Your original response should be a minimum of 300 words and include support from the textbook and one outside source that you could share with families. Be sure to include a reference at the end of your fact sheet in APA format.
Guided Response: After reading several classmates’ posts, provide a minimum of a 100 word response to at least two classmates who have chosen different disorders from the one you chose. In your response, please share your thoughts on how to support children with these disorders in your future professional role.